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Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Macular Hole. What Should We Expect?

ABSTRACT The presence of a macular hole associated with a retinal detachment is an uncommon situation. This association can be found in two completely different scenarios. The first one, in highly myopic patients, usually with posterior staphiloma in which the macular hole is the primary cause of the detachment. These detachments are sometimes only confined to the posterior pole and they usually have a slow progression over time and no...

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Primary Vitrectomy Without Buckling for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Failure Analysis and Its Causes Over 195 Consecutive Cases

Primary Vitrectomy Without Buckling for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Failure Analysis and Its Causes Over 195 Consecutive Cases ABSTRACT Over the last ten years there has been a trend towards the treatment of Reghmatogenous Retinal Detachments (RRDs) with vitrectomy without buckling, as the primary procedure. Supported by numerous publications the addition of an encircling buckle at the initial surgery seems not to be useful....

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